G. K. Chesterton quote about love from Orthodoxy - Love is not blind; that is the last thing that it is. Love is bound; and the more it is bound the less it is blind.
pick facebookpinterest < prevnext > picture source

Love is not blind; that is the last thing that it is. Love is bound; and the more it is bound the less it is blind.
 G. K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy (1908). copy citation

edit
Author G. K. Chesterton
Source Orthodoxy
Topic love blindness bound
Date 1908
Language English
Reference
Note
Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/130/pg130-images.html

Context

“Thackeray expressed this well when he made Pendennis' mother, who worshipped her son as a god, yet assume that he would go wrong as a man. She underrated his virtue, though she overrated his value. The devotee is entirely free to criticise; the fanatic can safely be a sceptic. Love is not blind; that is the last thing that it is. Love is bound; and the more it is bound the less it is blind.
This at least had come to be my position about all that was called optimism, pessimism, and improvement. Before any cosmic act of reform we must have a cosmic oath of allegiance. A man must be interested in life, then he could be disinterested in his views of it.” source

Meaning and analysis

write a note
report